Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Khao Lak:

1. Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park

1,081 kms
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Named after two of its highest peaks- Lak and Lam Ru; the Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park is located to the immediate south of Hat Khao Lak in the province of Phang Nga in Thailand and is home to numerous species of plants, birds, animals, and marine life. Spread over 125 square kilometres, the Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park is a beautiful amalgamation of sea cliffs, beaches, hills, dome-shaped granite mountains from the Cretaceous period and also tropical evergreen forests.

2. Surin Island

93 kms
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Situated around 60 Km west off the coast of Khao Lak, and oiginally a part of the Mu Ko Surin National Park, the Surin Islands comprises of a group of Five Islands. These islands are namely Ko Surin Nuea, Ko Surin Tai, Ko Ri, Ko Kai and Ko Klang. Known for dense forests with beaches surrounded by corals, Surin Islands is most visited by snorkelers, nature lovers, and wildlife photographers hoping to indulge in diving, snorkelling game fishing, and hiking. Lacking development, it is also a haven for people looking for a quiet refuge.

3. Nang Thong Beach

3 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Located in the larger area of Khao Lak, Nang Thong Beach is located close to the village of La On. It is the most popular destination in Phang Nga Province of Thailand. Although it spans just two kilometres, this strip is packed with restaurants, bars, diving centres, and plenty of activities. It may be just 80 kilometres from Phuket, but it offers an entirely different experience. While Phuket is full of energy and adrenaline, Nang Thong Beach is far more relaxed. While Phuket has become highly commercial, Nang Thong Beach continues to retain some of its rustic charm. If you’re keen on seeing Thailand without its notorious crowds, this is definitely the place to be.

4. Hong Islands

84 kms
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

You can righteously say that Hong Island, a great tourist destination just off the Krabi coast in the Phang Nga Province, is an undiscovered and unordinary gem waiting to be explored. This island consists of a group of four exotic tropical islands that can be reached within 20 to 30 minutes from Ao Nang in a speedboat. Hong Island is a spot every adventure freak, as well as nature lover, would want to be at. Some even call the island the most mesmerising place in the Krabi province.

5. Scuba and Snorkeling

4.5 /5

7 kms
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Underwater Adventure Time

6. Ton Chong Fa Waterfall

4.2 /5

6 kms
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Waterfalls aka Free Natural Showers

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7. International Tsunami Museum

4.3 /5

4 kms
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

From destruction emerges creation

8. Khao Lak Sunset Beach

3.8 /5

8 kms
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Ideal place to enjoy a romantic walk on the beach

9. The Saroijn

3.8 /5

4 kms
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Get a Thai massage and unwind

10. Vegetarian Festival

3.7 /5

6 kms
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Eating only vegetarian food for 10 days

11. Similan Islands

67 kms
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Khao Lak

Similan Islands is an archipelago of 9 small islands which has Malay roots. The Similan islands national park is a UNESCO World heritage site. These are one of Thailand's most stunning places with beautiful marine life underwater and also great birds in the air. There are splendidly pictursque white sand beaches with pristine blue waters. The islands also have many hiking trails for the adventurous soul.

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